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Monday Freedom Kicks: Getting There?

Today's Freedom Kicks look back at D.C. United's first win of the year and other fun things around the Lig and globe.

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Today's Freedom Kicks give you as many looks into the first three points D.C. United took in one game in awhile, so without further adieu, let's get onto it.

All reviews are good reviews, starting with ours, then followed by, with some more from Pablo Maurer. Then there's Vertelney, with a side of Floyd. Along with those are others from CSN Washington, WaPo, Ives and a dusting of analysis from the team. Our friends at The Bent Musket have the perspective from the other side of the pitch.

Richmond Kickers 3-1 Pittsburgh Riverhounds: Kickers continue where they left off last season - Black And Red United: Down a level (2 if you want to be specific), the Kickers opened up their home campaign convincingly, with folks from the parent club featuring well.

MLS Under 23 Breakdown: Perry Kitchen | The 91st Minute | Soccer Blog | Videos | Pop-Culture: Travis Clark looks at Perry Kitchen's form in the games leading up to this past Saturday.

MLS is coming to Atlanta | "An announcement is scheduled for April 16 in Atlanta, a person with knowledge of the situation said Sunday. The Atlanta team would become the 22nd franchise in MLS and would open play in 2017, which is also when the new $1 billion downtown stadium is scheduled to open."

Dom Dwyer hates RSL, runs his mouth at Nick Rimando: What a kid - RSL Soapbox: In which if Dom Dwyer learns if you come at the King, you best not miss.

Timbers vs. Sounders, a gift from the soccer gods - Kevin McCauley wrote some good words on Saturday's latest installment in the Cascadia saga. If you have yet to see the match on replay, you owe it to yourself.

MLS advanced statistics: A constantly updated database on shot and goal types - Looking at DC's offense pre-New England from an analytics aspect.

Someone grabbed Aron Johannsson's junk - When Bacon and Deuce get together in May camp, that should be fun.

Identity Sketches for the San Jose Earthquakes — M.Willis - Art, Design, Soccer, Tech: A look at re-imagining the San Jose Earthquakes logo with one a little more...coherent?

Mazzarri Thohir confirmed as coach of Inter next season - Football - ESPN: Sports: Despite a 2-2 draw with bottom dwelling flirters Bologna that dropped them to sixth in Serie A, Erick Thohir has no worries about Walter Mazzarri helming Inter Milan next year.

The Black and Red United tailgate meetup is happening April 12 before D.C. United vs. the Metros - Black And Red United: Meetup! Tweetup!

The 400 Blows Movie Review & Film Summary (1959) | Roger Ebert: Criterion is repackaging their Blu-ray of Truffaut's iconic New Wave film tomorrow, and what better a thing to read than Roger Ebert's words about it. If you have not seen it, avail yourself. Then napalm a Redbox for all the crap being peddled on it.

This is your place to discuss any comings and goings on your mindgrapes for DCU, MLS and abroad.